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Ways to Encourage Learning Throughout the Summer

Thursday, June 21, 2018

From AAA State of Play: “Kids who don’t continue to learn over the summer score lower on standardized tests and could lose up to two months of reading and math skills.” Read the full article here. View more articles here.

The Next Generation of Fathers

Tuesday, June 19, 2018

From Zero To Three: “At no other time in history offsite link have dads been as passionate about and committed to the rearing of their young children, and they want to do even more. From greater involvement in household duties to finding a better work-life balance, it’s clear that today’s dads see fatherhood as a… Continue Reading The Next Generation of Fathers

The Secret to Magic Mornings? Put the Kids to Work

Tuesday, June 19, 2018

From The New York Times: “If you’re constantly telling the kids what to do in the mornings, save your energy by creating a simple checklist for them to follow. Stick it on their wall. Use pictures if they’re too young to read.” Read the full article here. View more articles here.

Stay-At-Home Dads Still Struggle With Diapers, Drool, Stigma And Isolation

Monday, June 18, 2018

From NPR: “The number of men in the United States who are full-time, stay-at-home parents has risen steadily in recent decades, from maybe a million or so in 1984, according to a Pew Research Center estimate, to roughly double that in 2014.” Read the full article here. View more articles here.

The Dangers of Distracted Parenting

Monday, June 18, 2018

From The Atlantic: “Substantial evidence suggests that many types of screen time (especially those involving fast-paced or violent imagery) are damaging to young brains. Today’s preschoolers spend more than four hours a day facing a screen. And, since 1970, the average age of onset of “regular” screen use has gone from 4 years to just… Continue Reading The Dangers of Distracted Parenting